Preserve Marriage Washington Sidelines Ken Hutcherson, Imports Harry Jackson To Play “Homophobic Black Pastor”

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 3:49 pm

Hear that silence? That’s Pastor Ken Hutcherson not speaking against the freedom-to-marry-affirming Referendum 74 because Preserve Marriage Washington burned its bridges with him and most of Washington’s anti-gay luminaries when they seized control of the issue from the locals back in February. As a result PMW, the local arm of the Washington, D.C.-based National Organization [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington Gives Churches Illegal Fundraising Instructions

By: Wednesday September 5, 2012 4:25 pm

Preserve Marriage Washington, the campaign opposing Washington state’s freedom to marry law, has attracted the attention of the state’s Public Disclosure Commission because its fundraising instructions to churches are “not in compliance with state law”, according to the Seattle Times: The fact that churches can call for or allow special collections on behalf of a [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington’s Missing Campaign Finance Numbers

By: Tuesday August 28, 2012 9:30 pm

The news out of Washington state is that Washington United for Marriage, the campaign defending the state’s new marriage equality law by supporting approval of Referendum 74, has outpaced the anti-equality campaign Preserve Marriage Washington 13 to 1 in fundraising. Don’t believe it. Preserve Marriage Washington and their parent organization, National Organization for Marriage, have [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington Misses Own Referendum 74 Signature Goal

By: Thursday May 24, 2012 10:48 am

It’s been apparent from the outset that Referendum 74 will qualify for the November ballot. After all, very few referendum campaigns don’t collect the required 120,577 voter signatures since it is such a low percentage of the total registered voters in the state. Once on the ballot, R-74 will ask voters to approve or reject [...]

Washington Voters Show Little Interest in Repealing the Marriage Equality Act

By: Thursday May 3, 2012 12:20 pm

Washington voters are showing little interest in repealing the state’s new marriage equality law, judging by the marginal number of Referendum 74-qualifying signatures gathered so far by marriage equality opponents. With less than 5 weeks remaining before the June 6 deadline, only a third of the estimated 150,000 raw signatures have been collected that are [...]

Preserve Marriage Washington Leaves no Doubt That Narrow Religious Views Drive Their Campaign, Not Sound Public Policy

By: Wednesday May 2, 2012 2:43 pm

Washington voters may not be aware, but to Preserve Marriage Washington they are a “mission field” being given a last chance “to repent, to turn this back to a God-honoring state” by putting Referendum 74 on the ballot. In fact Washington isn’t just any mission field, but “the darkest mission field, the most black place [...]

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